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Snowboarders Slouchy Hat

Snowboarders Slouchy Hat

Snowboarders Slouchy Hat


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Living in snow country where we have a ski resort, My kids love to ski and snowboard once the snow starts flying…  This Snowboarders Slouchy Hat is the perfect hat for them to be seen on the slopes!!  Easy to make,, super quick to work up,, and best of all its a free crochet pattern!!

This awesome slouchy hat is made of 3 simple crochet stitches to create a slightly bee hive effect!!  This is one of my all time favorite designs and a great stocking stuffer for anyone that wants to stay warm!!


Worsted Weight #4 Yarn ~ Approximately 200-225 yards, Shown here in Caron Jumbo in Seaside Ombre

Hooks ~ C, J, K

Yarn Needle and Scissors


St ~ Stitch     Ch ~ Chain     Sl St ~ Slip Stitch     Sc ~ Single Crochet     Hdc ~ Half Double Crochet      FPHdc ~ Front Post Half Double Crochet     Trc ~ Treble Crochet


J Hook – FPHdc   8 sts x 10 rows = 2″ x 2″


22 1/2″ around brim unstreatched, 10 1/2″ top to bottom



Using J hook, ch 11

Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and each across. = 10 hdc

Row 2: Ch2(counts as hdc now and throughout), turn, FPHdc in next 8 sts, hdc in last st. = 2 hdc 8 FPHdc

Rows 3-74:  Repeat row 2

Finish off, leaving tail for sewing

Sew short ends together to form brim.

Hat- Working in the round

Using C hook, join yarn to top of brim in side of rows

Round 1:  Ch 1, sc 74 sts evenly around the brim in the side of brim rows. = 74 sc

Rounds 2 & 3: Ch 1, sc around. = 74 sts

Change to K hook

Round 4: Ch 4(counts as trc now and throughout), trc in each st around, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 4. = 74 trc

Change to C hook

Rounds 5-7: Ch 1, sc in each st around. 74 sc

Rounds 8-15:  Repeat rounds 4-7

Change to K hook

Round 16: Ch 4,trc in next 5, sk st,  *trc in next 6 sts, sk st*, repeat *to* 9 times, trc in last 4, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 4.=64 trc

Change to C hook

Rounds 17 & 18: Repeat rounds 2 & 3 = 64 sc

Round 19: Ch 1, *sc in next 5 sts, sk st*, repeat *to* 10 times, sc in last 4, join with sl st to beginning. = 54sc

Change to K hook

Round 20: Ch 4, trc in next 3 , sk st, *trc in next 4 sts, sk st*, Repeat *to* 9 times, join to top of beginning ch 4. = 44 trc

Change to J hook

Round 21: Ch 2(counts as hdc), sk st, *hdc in next st, sk st*, repeat *to* around, join to top of beginning ch 2. = 22 hdc

Round 22: Ch 2, sk st, *hdc in next st, sk st*, repeat *to* around, join to top of beginning ch 2. = 11 hdc

Finish off leaving tail for sewing.

Using yarn needle weave in and out of each st and draw tight. Finish off and weave in ends.


Using J hook, join yarn at bottom edge of brim with sl st, ch 1, sc 65 sts evenly around.


Congratulations!!  You now have a Snowboarders Slouchy Hat…  

Make sure to share your finished project on my Facebook Page!!

Happy Crocheting!!



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2016 Summer CAL~Sunshine & Shells Summer Hat!! Week 1~ Materials and Gauge!

2016 Summer CAL~Sunshine & Shells Summer Hat!! Week 1~ Materials and Gauge!

Join me in a 3 week Crochet Along journey!!  Simple and stylish, fun to wear!! Sunshine and Shells Summer Hat…

Summer 2016 CAL

If you are ready to start a fun project with me… Week 1 is our preparation week!  Buy your yarn and check your gauge…

Here is what you will need…



Lily ~ Sugar and Cream (Pictured in Ecru) 200 Yard Skein, Total for hat, Approx 160 yards…


G or H… or whatever hook makes your gauge work.. I used an H and I crochet loosely.

You can choose any worsted weight yarn you like,,, but make sure you check your gauge.. Here is an article about why its important… Gauge and your project

I want your hat to fit… So after you buy your yarn and gather your hook… Match your gauge to this…


Hook Size ~ H  3″ x 3′    10 Dc x 5 Rows

Next… Watch my live broadcast on Facebook next Tuesday 6/7 for upcoming tips and chat at 6pm PST!!

Then… Tune in here next Wednesday 6/8 for the top and crown of the hat instructions!

I can’t wait to see all of your hats!!

Week 3 we will add the brim and shape the hat… Then Voila… You have a beautiful Summer Hat!!

Happy Crocheting!



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